Housing News



August 18, 2014

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose two points to 55 on the Housing Market Index (HMI) for August.

August 18, 2014

The revised requirements impact residential, commercial and industrial electrical installations.

Photo: Joffre Essley/Flickr

August 15, 2014

Ohio utilities are trying to reduce the amount net-metering customers get for their electricity.

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August 14, 2014

Added costs of proposed sprinkler provision concerned city officials.

August 13, 2014

The Wall Street Journal calls it the largest wave of lenders loosening standards for prime mortgages since the housing bust.

August 12, 2014

A new Harvard study concludes that tight credit, not affordability, is keeping first-timers away

August 11, 2014

The new study will be partially paid for through increases to building permit fees.

August 08, 2014

New initiative sets stronger construction standards meant to withstand all manner of severe weather

August 08, 2014

A mixture of concrete, sandstone, and polyurethane helps the structure retain heat all day and overnight.

August 08, 2014

NRCA will help assess contractors' experience with rooftop solar PV

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